BIRDS OF THE BALTIMORE-WASHINGTON METRO AREA
METROPOLITAN NATURALIST
Cardinal

The bright red male cardinal is a familiar site at bird feeders, in backyards and at the edges
of woods.
The cardinal is the state bird of Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, Ohio, Illinois,
Kentucky and Indiana.
Cardinal
Cardinal
Cardinal
Cardinal
The female cardinal (below) is grey-brown with some red on the wings and tail.
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